The South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force was the recipient of the ‘community group’ award at the Dakota County Board of Commissioners presention of its Public Health Achievement Awards April 7 as part of National Public Health Week.
Law enforcement officers from the counties of Dakota, Anoka, Goodhue, Olmsted, Hennepin, Stearns and Ramsey, as well as members of the Minnesota State Patrol, take part in the 5th annual basketball tournament April 11 at Sibley High School.
Susan McLean-Keeney, of Mendota Heights, received an honorable mention award from judge Richard Kochenash for her painting, "Lilies At Como." The Minnesota Watercolor Society recently announced the winners of its 2015 spring exhib
After folks got their fill of pancakes at Dodge Nature Center’s community breakfast on March 21 in West St. Paul, a few of them took to the woods to learn about the traditional process of collecting maple sap and producing delicious syrup. Naturalist Eloise Dietz led the group through the steps, allowed them to participate, and even taste newly cooked sap. Afterwords, perhaps, these pancake-eaters earned a new appreciation for the sugary condiment they pour over their pancakes. (photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Traditionally, after the sap is collected from the tree, it is cooked over an open fire to reduce the water in the sap.